Incidents

  • 'Maut ka saudagar' is apt description of Modi: Congress 21-03-2014 06:44 PM

    Congress on Friday resurrected the 'maut ka saudagar' barb against Narendra Modi, blaming him for the Godhra incident and the subsequent communal riots in Gujarat, and said the description fitted the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate. BJP had lost three bye-elections after Modi became Chief Minister but after that he "allowed"...
  • Thorough probe will be done in Sikar jail firing incident: Gulab Chand Kataria 27-01-2014 06:00 PM

    Rajasthan government on Monday assured the state Assembly that firing incident inside the Sikar jail would be investigated properly. on Sunday, a notorious criminal Raju Theth was shot at by another inmate Subhas Moond inside the Sikar jail. Panchayti Raj and Rural Development Minister Gulab Chand Katariaassured the House that...
  • Antony seeks report from Navy on submarine incident 20-01-2014 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: Six months after its submarine sunk in the Mumbai harbour, another Navy underwater vessel had a close shave near the same place, prompting Defence Minister AK Antony to seek a detailed report from the service on the incident. "I have sought a report from the Navy. They have...
  • Kerala: Oommen Chandy discharged from hospital, accuses CPM for incident 29-10-2013 01:13 PM

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was injured in stone pelting during the LDF protest in Kannur, on Tuesday virtually held the CPM responsible for the incident. "Earlier also there had been incidents like hurling of rotten eggs, sticks and stones in various places since the LDF launched their campaign...
  • J~~amp;amp;K govt orders inquiry into Shopian firing incidents 12-09-2013 10:31 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered a magisterial inquiry into the firing incidents outside a CRPF camp in which left five persons dead over the past five days. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Shailendra Kumar said he has asked District Magistrate, Shopian, Bashir Ahmad Bhat to conduct an inquiry into the...
  • CBI shielding those responsible in Gopalgarh incident: Cong MLA 10-08-2013 08:19 PM

    Congress legislator Zahida Khan on Saturday accused CBI of shielding those responsible in the infamous Gopalgarh firing incident in Bharatpur and demanded that the case be transferred to another agency. Khan, who was once quizzed by the CBI in connection with the case, in a public meeting at Kathon area...
  • Delhi: Rights activists demand compensation for rape, acid attack victims 06-08-2013 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: Rights activists from all over the state held protests at Jantar Mantar demanding compensation and rehabilitation schemes for rape, sexual assault and acid attack survivors. Women from various universities, Wazirpur slum cluster, Narela and Mandavli also participated in the protest. The dharna was organised by the All India...
  • Argentine great Maradona accused of attacking photographer 30-07-2013 11:04 AM

    Buenos Aires, Argentina: A celebrity magazine photographer has accused Diego Maradona of kicking him in the groin, filing a police complaint against the Argentine great. Gente magazine photographer Enrique Medina said the attack happened outside Maradona's father's house on Sunday night as he waited to take a picture of the...
  • Sri Lanka Cricket fines cricketer for flight incident 18-07-2013 02:30 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has fined cricketer Ramith Rambukwella 50 per cent of his tour fee for causing a mid-air panic while on a British flight recently. The Sri Lanka A cricketer will also receive a further warning by the Cricket Board as the SLC executive committee decided a...
  • Google celebrates 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident reporting with a doodle 08-07-2013 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident's reporting, Google today posted an interactive doodle, which involves a flying saucer and an alien, on its homepage. The incident referred to as the Roswell UFO incident, took place on July 7, 1947 near Roswell in New Mexico, USA,...
  • Google doodles 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident reporting 07-07-2013 11:49 PM

    New Delhi: An interactive doodle involving a flying saucer and an alien commemorates the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident's reporting on the Google home page on July 8, 2013. The incident referred to as the Roswell UFO incident, occurred on July 7, 1947 near Roswell in New Mexico,...
  • Modi conspired to instigate Hindus post Godhra, says Zakia Jafri's lawyer 29-06-2013 06:34 AM

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri's lawyer on Friday alleged before a court in Ahmedabad that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had conspired to instigate Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers and other members of Hindu community after the Godhra train burning incident in 2002. Ehsan Jafri, Zakia's husband and former Congress MP, was one...
  • CA chief slams Australian team for Warner bar attack 14-06-2013 10:04 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland on Friday slammed the role of the Australian team in the damaging David Warner punch-up incident in England and demanded they crack down on bad behaviour. Warner was on Thursday fined Aus$11,500 ($11,000) and suspended until the start of the Ashes series next month...
  • England greats lambast Warner on Twitter 13-06-2013 09:57 AM

    Former England players have lambasted Australian opener David Warner on Twitter after he was indulged in an ugly bar hassle with English cricketer Joe Root. Former England allrounder Andrew Flintoff's Twitter Handle "@flintoff11" read "With the bat @davidwarner31 will try and hit anything when it comes to people he just...
  • NHRC issues notice to Haryana over assault of Dalit boy 22-05-2013 05:40 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well. The apex...
  • Helen Mirren reigns at London's Olivier awards 29-04-2013 10:48 AM

    London: Helen Mirren was crowned queen of the London stage at the Olivier Awards Sunday, while compelling, canine-titled teen drama 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' emerged as best in show with seven trophies. Mirren, 67, was a popular and expected best actress choice for her regal...
  • Mamata, Amit Mitra heckling incident: SFI General Secy, 5 others arrested 22-04-2013 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday arrested the General Secretary of Students Federation of India (SFI) and five others in connection with the heckling incident during which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and state Finance Minister Amit Mitra were attacked by suspected SFI activists in Delhi as they...
  • Aligarh police brutality: Akhilesh suspends officials 18-04-2013 11:59 PM

    Lucknow: Warning officials against any laxity in discharge of their duties, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday suspended 21 officials and employees including four SDMs and a Circle Officer. The Chief Minister has suspended circle officer and two policemen in connection with Thursday's Aligarh incident, an official release...
  • SFI apologises for heckling Mamata Banerjee, Amit Mitra 17-04-2013 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Students Federation of India (SFI) on Wednesday apologised for the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra in New Delhi earlier this month. The duo were heckled by SFI activists as they made their way to the Planning Commission building in...
  • Something's churning in that feudal institution called the Indian Army

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "In the army it's the habitual malingerers, malcontents and rogues who deliver in combat," said the young colonel. In his view, many of the jawans...

  • Rapes in India rise by 873 per cent from 1953 20-12-2012 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: The number of rapes in India shot up from 1953 to 2011 by a staggering 873 per cent, the CPI-M's "People's Democracy" said in its latest edition released Thursday. "Sexual crimes against women have been rising alarmingly all across the country," the newspaper said in the wake of...
  • There are several loopholes in Arms Act 1962: Binalakshmi Nepram 19-12-2012 04:30 PM

    The recent massacre of children and their teachers at a Newtown, Connecticut, school saw the debate on gun law resume in the United States where more than 270 million guns are in public hands. India, incidentally, has the second largest number of guns (46 million) in public hands in the...
  • US: Newtown struggling to cope with school shooting incident 16-12-2012 09:26 PM

    In the US, Newtown is still struggling to cope with Friday's shooting, which claimed the lives so several people including many young children. US President Barack Obama is set to attend a memorial service for the dead in the town later Sunday. He will also meet the families of the...
  • MP: Two held for dragging man by tying him to car 09-12-2012 05:02 PM

    Jabalpur: Two persons were on Sunday arrested for allegedly dragging a physically challenged person by tying him to a car in Jabalpur. The police said that they also recovered weapons including a pistol, a country-made revolver, cartridges, a crude bomb and a sword from their possession. Action will be taken...